Harper's Weekly 04/23/1864


THE SPRING ELECTIONS.

The Rhode Island election, which took place on the 6th,
resulted in the re-election of Governor Smith, Union, over
George H. Browne, Democrat, and Amos C. Barstow, In-
dependent. The Legislature is strongly Union.


The election in Maryland on the 6th instant, for mem-
bers of a constitutional convention, resulted in the success
of the Radical Emancipation ticket by 10,000 majority.
The Convention will declare, it is said, in favor of imme-
diate and unconditional emancipation.


The election for delegates to the Louisiana State Con-
vention has resulted in favor of the Free State Party by a
large majority.



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